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Panning for Gold in the World’s Poorest Countries: A Toxic Story

Panning for Gold in the World’s Poorest Countries: A Toxic Story

How common is gold panning in the modern world?

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How Is Indy Actress, Surfer and Designer Tanna Frederick Saving Our Oceans? One Kid at a Time

How Is Indy Actress, Surfer and Designer Tanna Frederick Saving Our Oceans? One Kid at a Time

The ocean is a place to slow down, get centered and appreciate this amazing world we live in.

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What Eve Ensler Taught Me About My Body’s Connection to the Planet

What Eve Ensler Taught Me About My Body’s Connection to the Planet

Ensler has guided me through the difficulties of becoming a woman in a world that is hostile to the diversity of a womanish self.

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Model Kate Dillon on Body Image, Independence: From Summer Rayne Oakes’ Conversations Series (Video)

Model Kate Dillon on Body Image, Independence: From Summer Rayne Oakes’ Conversations Series (Video)

Platitudes and random advice abound these days; real wisdom seems in shorter supply than ever.

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Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

Heroines for the Planet: Tea Expert and Climate Change Scientist Selena Ahmed

I met Ethnobotanist Dr. Selena Ahmed at a tea and climate change event Eco-Chick attended in the fall of 2012. Selena eloquently spoke about her […]

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A Real Solution to Fast Fashion and the Horrors of Foreign Clothing Production is Here (Video)

Manufacture New York founder Bob Bland tells CBS News that producing clothing in America is the answer to what happened in Bangladesh, and she makes […]

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Why We Should “Lean In” to Those Sharp Points

Why We Should “Lean In” to Those Sharp Points

Anyone who wants to succeed needs to lean in. Success doesn’t come easy. Do women have more hurdles to leap than men? Much of the time, yes.

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Laurie David Is Serious About Healthy Dinner: Heroines for the Planet

Laurie David Is Serious About Healthy Dinner: Heroines for the Planet

Laurie David has been a longtime environmental activist (see below about how she felt about cigarette butts as a teen) and after starting her career […]

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Watch One Billion Rising's Powerful Short Film: Will You Rise?

Watch One Billion Rising's Powerful Short Film: Will You Rise?

One in three women on the planet will be raped or beaten in her lifetime. The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network estimates that someone is […]

by × January 17, 2013 × 0 comments

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Violence Against Women Act: The Other Cliff That Every Woman Should be Scared About

Violence Against Women Act: The Other Cliff That Every Woman Should be Scared About

What is this, 1913? Even though yesterday was a day of records and firsts for women as the 113th Congress opened, the 112th Congress’s failure to […]

by × January 5, 2013 × 0 comments